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Nursing at McMaster

Dean's Welcome

From Dr. Carolyn Byrne:

Carolyn Byrne

As you browse through this website, you will soon see that the School of Nursing at McMaster University is a dynamic, innovative and exciting place to learn and work.  As the Associate Dean, Health Sciences and Director of the School of Nursing, I am proud to lead this amazing school.  The website will give you an overview of all aspects of our school. 

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Our Vision, Our Values, Our Objectives …

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ACHRU names Dr. Valaitis as co-scientific director

Oct. 19, 2016 - Dr. Ruta Valaitis is the newest Co-Scientific Director of the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit (ACHRU). She is pleased to join Drs. Maureen Markle-Reid and Jenny Ploeg in leading the research program.

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Meet Kylie Hopkins, Wilson Leader Scholar

Oct. 17, 2016 - Imagine getting an email saying you’ve just won a $50,000 scholarship. That’s what happened to BScN student Kylie Hopkins this spring.

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Nurse family partnership starting in London

Oct. 14, 2016 - School of Nursing professor Dr. Susan Jack is featured in an article in the London Free Press about the nurse-family partnership program that partners public health nurses with new moms.

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Presentation: Integrating Indigenous Content into Curriculum

Dr. Jennifer Newton, Associate Professor, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University, Australia will present a lecture on the topic of “Integrating Indigenous Content into Curriculum” on Thursday, October 20th at 1:00pm in HSC 1A3.


Alba DiCenso to be honoured at Community of Distinction event

October 6, 2016 - This year’s Faculty of Health Sciences Community of Distinction event on Nov. 4 will be a wonderful time for the School of Nursing to celebrate how Alba DiCenso and the School of Nursing have put McMaster University on the map for innovative scholarship and outstanding research.

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Presentation: Blending research into practice

October 6, 2016 - Dr. Sandra L. Carroll, a professor in the School of Nursing, is giving a presentation, "Blending research into practice for clinical health professionals" at Hamilton General Hospital on Nov. 1 at 12:00-1 pm.

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